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. >> you brought up children education as a big issue. do you agree with a recent argument that it's a civil rights issue? . i do believe it's a right for us to be educated. it's not a right to demand education from another person. i can't go to you and say i demand you give me education. that's a -- that's not quite -- a civil right as it is something we need to address as a people and as a nation. it is important. i was listening to a speaker who stated that when the -- the department of education was created we were the number one nation for education in the world. now we are down to like in the 20e. that's staggering. the first thing we need to fix is go back to the constitution which doesn't allow for department of education. now this would then put it back on the states to allow what goes on but for me, i believe that the parents and the teachers should have the most -- the largest say in what goes on with the students and how the money goes. this is how we should address at the lowest level instead of top down type of government controlling regulation we have now. >> i hate
. >> we can move on. >> former secretary of state condoleezza rice has called education the civil rights shall you of our day. how would you address it. >> no, i don't agree. even though education isen inher right right, the government has failed to provide it. i believe that the current system that's in place is not working. we need to look at new and inventive ideas and some of the ideas such as looking further into private schools and into charter schools, spending and most importantly allowing parents to choose which school that their children go to instead of being restricted by location, and, timely, i would eliminate the department of education and block grant funds drctsly to the state. >> all right. what do we do with afghanistan? what is the end game? >> i think the game is over. i think we need to bring our troops home, not just from afghanistan and iraq but all around the world. i don't believe that america can -- we can no longer be the world's police force. we need to bring our troops home and concentrate on protecting us at home. >>> is the healthcare reform act really the
. >> former secretary of state condoleezza rice recently referred to education as quote, the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment? if so, how do you address it. >> it's the cred you want to give every single child an equal opportunity to a decent opportunity. they need to be able it go into a good school that's got supplies and materials where there's a qualified teacher in front of every classroom. that costs some money to do on the front end but we get that back in terms of that investment. you have productive sit zens that contribute to the society going forward. i think baltimore is striving to do that. i'm proud of what the efforts have been in this re john and i'll -- region and i'll continue to fight for it. >> what's the end game for afghanistan? >> the end came is to bring our troops home. i would like to see a more aggressive schedule in that. the president has laid out -- i think his schedule is pretty aggressive. we lost a lot of lives, put a lot of money behind. this those are resources, frankly, that can go to support some of these things i jus
. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. let's say you want to get ahead how do you get from here... to here? at university of phoenix we're moving career planning forward so you can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> people like along the bay had their houses ready for the storm but they have had to get the boats ready to. >> absolutely. this is what it looked like on kent island. boaters rushing to the marinas to secure the boats but if you are not on the water you might not want to bring anything outside they say take everything into the house. >> this event we anticipate sustained high winds that 40 to 50-mile-an-hour range that will loosen up anything and start to fly in around the air and that's what we don't want to have is missiles. >> boaters told us that damage from
to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> once again we're following sandy and even though we can make educated guesses it is still a wildcard out there. >> still uncertainty to the final track but we know it is coming. >> we have five miles to run so we'll have a better understanding tomorrow. we'll follow that on the web and our phone app and we'll have special newscasts after the football game tomorrow at 7:00 and 11:00. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin,
your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> so halloween is over, and you didn't get as many trick or treaters as you expected. maybe it was sandy. maybe you don't have a lot of kids in your neighborhood. you might be wondering what do i do with the leftover candy. over the past few years many have been initiating candy buy backs, some dentists are doing this where you can bring the sweet treats in exchange for cash. you can visit halloweencandybuyback.com. you can find the nearest dentist participating in this program. it's one of a few groups that puts those treats in care packages for u.s. troops serving overassess. overseas. >>> a zombie pandemic is coming soon. it's not a matter of if, but when. that's according to matt molk. he is the founder of the zombie research society and he presented his zombie theory during a lecture at texas tech university. the zombie research society is made up of 80,000 members worldwide. >> our board is made up of leading experts in different fi
you can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> this is a situation in new jersey, the water was waist high and families needed help getting out. you can see rescuers were putting a couple of boats in to the water, carrying others out. power is out to more than a million homes and businesses in the area. >> more than 200 patients moved from a new york hospital after the back up generators failed. among them were 20 babies from the neo natal intensive care unit. a team of first responders from northern california helped bring the patients to safety. >>> forced to abandon ship after the historic replica was rocked by sandy. >> we are going to have the latest on the surviving crew members of the hms bounty.
the state department of education. it happened that 83% of those whschool. that was in 2007 and 2008, graduating in 2011. the report also says that the dropout rate in the state fell slightly from 12% to 11%. >> time now for a check on your weather. we're going to send it over to meteorologist lynette charles. i know a lot of people are hoping for a sigh of relief. it would be nice to see dry weather. >> we're starting to improve conditions, and kids going back to school, so we have to get them on the bus for today. when doing so, it is going to be chilly just like yesterday. yesterday, today the exact same for the most part. let's talk about the temperatures this morning, make sure you bundle those kids up. 43 degrees chilly and the chill will continue into the afternoon with that temperature coming in at 54 degrees once they get out of school. look at the seven-day forecast because the breezes will continue today and also
? >> reporter: now -- >> now is the time to keep pushing forward to educate our kids and take all our workers and create new jobs and rebuild infrastructure. >> reporter: today both sides will wait for the monthly jobs report watching to see if the rate goes up or down. in september the jobless number dropped from 8.1% to 7.8%. that's lowest figure in nearly three years what it was when president obama took office. both sides spun the data. >> aid rehypedder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> we can do better. we don't have to stay on path we have been on. >> reporter: expect it to become a talking point on the trail that will be winding through the main battleground states in the days ahead. romney and the president are visiting 7 states today through sunday romney's campaign says the traditionally democratic state of pennsylvania is in play and announced the candidate will stop there sunday. the obama campaign is calling that an act of desperation. team romney said they are on the offensive and look at an extended map. most everything between now and election day will h
according to their learning ability and mental health. this. >> the county board of education says a later start time would have a negative impact on when kids get out of school. >> that puts schools at dismissal times of 4:30. that impacts evening activity, family activities, homework, and those kinds of things. >> the district has seen benefits in academics and in health, the alertness of their students. so, their grades have gob up. they have seen a drop in depression rates, anxiety, suicidal tendencies, car crashes, safety on the road. >> the county says changing start times would cost tax payers money. >> previous petition and previous discussions before the board has been move the high school start times back but leave the middle school start times where they are. that involves dozens more buzzes and millions more dollars. >> heather says they feel like they are gaining momentum. don harrison, ab c 2 pause. >> ray cording to the national sleep foundation teens need as much as nine hours of sleep a might. >>> three separate water main breaks are all on the mend. the biggest headache w
education reporter sherree johnson is at the live desk with all the new closures. what can you tell us? >>reporter: megan and charley, yes, we are getting all new information on the school closings. some schools are closed this morning because of those power outages. we'll start with baltimore city schools, closed. the district office is open and essential staff must report to work. baltimore city schools actually hopes to reopen tomorrow. hartford county schools are closed. 18 baltimore county schools are closed, 17 anne arundel county schools are closed. all other schools will open two hours late for students and staff. 10 howard county schools are closed, one school is closed in cecil county. and you can head to our website at abc2news.com for a complete list of those schools that are closed. that story is actually in the slide show. and the parents can also sign up for school closings with e- mail alerts. all you have to do is click on the weather tab here and then head over to closings. and that'll give you a whole entire list of those closings. and then you can just sign that fo
there are some closures that happened not only overnight, but early this morning. so abc 2 news education reporter sherree johnson is at our live desk this morning with more on who's open and who's not. sheree. >>reporter: well, megan and charley, yes, sandy's torrential rains and strong winds caused serious damage up and down the east coast, from flash flooding to destroyed buildings, this storm has had an impact on our area and some area schools are closed this morning because of those power outages, and we just received a few calls into our newsroom. we'll start with baltimore city. now, baltimore city schools are closed today. the district office is open and essential staff must report to work. baltimore city schools schools hope to reopen by tomorrow. hartford county schools are closed. 18 baltimore county schools are closed, 17 anne arundel county schools are closed. all other schools are open two hours late for staff. one school in cecil county is closed. you can head to our website at abc2news.com for a complete list of the schools that are closed today. this story is in our slid
... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. >>> you may have to wait in long lines at the pump but you may want to make sure you get gas. >> especially if you're on the evacuation route. you may have to e vague wait your home so you don't want to be stuck with an empty tank. crowded today as everybody got in line to get gas. people were filling up not just cars but filling up gas tanks to power generators, too. >> i have a tendency to run too low in my car
. and in addition to throwing the awards, the country music association also promotes music education in local schools. the program is called keep the music playing. and with us is brad paisley, is also a spokesperson for chevrolet. and you're here to tell us about the great program and what the folks are doing with it. >> what chevrolet is doing, is donating this traverse. this one or a traverse? they're going to make this into a mobile sort of repair thing that goes and picks up instruments for kids and repairs them and brings them back to schools. they've worked out a deal to come by my studio and fix everything, that's broke. sorry, kids. you have to wait. >> all right. now, joey and marcus, you guys are part of this. you're in this program. and you're taking the stage tonight with brad paisley for the cma awards. >> yep. >> are you a little bit excited or what? >> a little bit. >> we're extremely excited. this is an amazing opportunity. we're so excited. oh, my gosh. >> fantastic. i can't wait to see you guys. thank you for coming out and getting up so early. you have a big day today, bud
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